gut microbes

Solving the Mystery of Tea Metabolism

February 24, 2015

Second only to water, tea is the most popular drink in the world. It can be hot. It can be iced. It comes in numerous flavors and types. The American Tea Association reports that black tea is the most popular, followed by green, oolong and white. Research links consumption of tea to the reduction of […]

Gut microbes could determine the severity of melamine-induced kidney disease

February 14, 2013

  ScienceDaily Microbes present in the gut can affect the severity of kidney disease brought on by melamine poisoning, according to an international study led by Professor Wei Jia at the University of North Carolina in collaboration with the research group of Professor Jeremy Nicholson at Imperial College London. In 2008, nearly 300,000 Chinese children […]